IDL.DESIGNER for flexible reporting solutions

  • Ad hoc and standard Web reports
  • Individual report design
  • Financial reporting
  • On premises and cloud deployments


With IDL.DESIGNER as a central component of the IDL reporting platform, you can create ad hoc and standard Web reports and dashboards. Design reports to support both internal management reporting as well as external financial reporting requirements using the rich capabilities and drag-and-drop features of a modern user interface. You can also create flexible Web, portal and mobile solutions for individual departments or your entire company.

Users can access their assigned reports at any time from Report Viewer or the integrated report catalog. They can also administer their financial reporting projects, XBRL reporting, E-Bilanz and financial statements projects as well as individual BI applications.

The IDL reporting platform is a modern, cloud-enabled solution for all CPM and financial reporting requirements. Various apps build a bridge to Microsoft Office and enable collaboration.


  • Open report layout
  • Tables, charts, headlines, images and links
  • Data selection and navigation via drag and drop
  • Formatting
  • Undo/Redo
  • Intuitive full-text search
  • PDF and print
  • Report links
  • Report publishing in IDL Portal
  • Ad hoc calculations
  • Variance analysis
  • Drill through to individual records
  • Context–related actions
  • Touch-ready reports
  • Zoom-in reports and relative report sizes
  • Report segmenting
  • SSL communication
  • Native user authentication
  • Multilanguage user interface

"A user-friendly tool – through and through"

IDL.DESIGNER is a user-friendly tool – through and through. This tool supports your financial reporting processes with unparalleled capabilities to analyze and explore your entire company data from a consolidated group view down to the details of an individual subsidiary. With its intelligent handling and robust functionality, this product offers enormous potential for your various reporting requirements.

Inside look

  • Report catalog

    Central report catalog for storing and distributing online reports and forms in line with user permissions 

  • Thumbnails

    Thumbnail navigation in the Report Viewer to quickly browse through reports in a folder

  • Report Viewer mit Bericht

    Report Viewer with an interactive online report in the Web browser

  • Report design

    Creating and publishing reports with the report design tool IDL.DESIGNER

  • Viewer Visual switch

    Capabilities for end users to switch visualization objects in the report

  • TableFormat

    Fast table formatting using templates in IDL.DESIGNER

  • Designer VisualSwitch

    Choice of visualization options to display data queries in the report

  • Infopanel

    Interactive online report with information on the report author, changes and data currency

  • Data Entry

    Data entry through a Web screen with calculations and plausibility checks in the data model

  • Balance Sheet

    Balance sheet report in Report Viewer

  • Filter bar

    Online report with filter menu to select data interactively

  • Zoom in

    Zoom-in function for the full-screen presentation of individual visualization objects in the report

  • Print Export

    Creating print copies or PDFs of reporting with a cover page and multi-page attachments

  • App Katalog

    App catalog with various desktop and mobile apps

  • Einstieg Reporting

    Direct access to IDL.DESIGNER, the report catalog and other applications in the IDL reporting platform

BARC confirms usability

The analysts at BARC confirm that the IDL Reporting Platform with the design tool IDL.DESIGNER sets a good example for intuitive handling and user friendliness in ad hoc reporting. (BARC BI Manager)


View current versions of IDL software and a preview of upcoming features and functions in the IDL Demo Portal.

The portal currently features the IDL reporting platform with IDL.DESIGNER. You can also test the IDL reporting platform in combination with the Office add-in IDL.OFFICELINK. This free download is available from Office Store.

Looking for a specific module? If you don’t see the software module that you would like to test, simply contact us. We will get in touch with you to give you access to a test environment.



Microsoft Office Add-in


IDL.OFFICELINK gives you access to data and objects of different IDL reports and makes them ready to use in your Office-documents.


Financial consolidation


Create group financial statements based on various accounting standards with IDL.KONSIS.


Financial planning


Support the financial planning process and test different scenarios across the different companies in your group with IDL.FORECAST.

IDL Portal

Central gateway

IDL Portal

Access your software modules, apps and administration tools for IDL CPM Suite from a central Web portal.

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